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July 6, 2014

Maxine Jones Commons

TERRE HAUTE — Maxine Jones Commons, born Feb. 7, 1921, in Terre Haute, passed away on Saturday, July 5, 2014, at Community North Hospital in Indianapolis. She was the daughter of Alfred Allen Jones and Viola Warren Jones of Terre Haute. Maxine was the last survivor of her 10 siblings.

She was preceded in death (in 1974) by her husband, Howard Winburn Commons, also from Terre Haute.

She is survived by her children, Nancy Crandell, Rebecca Nottingham and Pamela Williams; grandchildren, Holly Crandell, Jason Crandell, Tracy Borneman, Ashley Nottingham, Grant Williams, and Erin Ramsey; and great-grandchildren, Jade Ramsey, Zahra Dana, and Eve Dana.

Maxine was an artist, a creative seamstress and talented cook. With her daughters and her husband, a career Navy man, she lived in Japan, Hawaii, and several of the United States.

Family and friends can gather at the graveside in Roselawn Memorial Park on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at 3 p.m. for a farewell. There will be no graveside service.  Roselawn Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements. Kind words and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at:

www.roselawnfuneralhome.net

 

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